Movie Crushactive
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HowStuffWorks
Chuck Bryant of Stuff You Should Know sits down with your favorite people to talk about their favorite movie. Simple enough, but what we get is much more than that. It’s a look at what makes a favorite thing, and why someone’s favorite movie says so much about who they are. More conversation than interview, Movie Crush, at its heart, is about the love affair we all have with the silver screen.
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Country Of Origin |
USA
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Atlanta, GA
Premiere Date |
2017-10-31
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Weekly

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Paul Scheer is known for his great work on shows like The League and Children's Hospital, and for his movie podcasts, How Did This Get Made and Unspooled. Listen in today and he and Chuck talk acting, comedy, the early days of UCB, and Paul's movie crush, Beverly Hills Cop. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Chuck and Noel both saw Hereditary last week and felt the need to sit down and have therapy about the movie that Noel said "hurt his feelings." It's a new horror masterpiece, so listen in as they disect this very disturbing film. LOTS OF SPOILERS!Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #20 is only a year away from legal drinking age. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Podcast worlds collide today with a very special crossover episode with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark of My Favorite Murder. As a loyal murderino himself, Chuck was beside himself to get them into the LA studio for a long talk about podcasting, comedy, trick ankles and Chuck's special pick for this episode, The Silence of the Lambs. Listen in as three podcasting giants dive deep on the best serial killer movie ever made. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #19 has all the attributes of an A-list star. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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This week Chuck had the pleasure of sitting down with The Walking Dead's Ross Marquand to talk celebrity impressions, life, art and one of, if not the best action movies of all time, DIE HARD. Giggles abound. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #18 has been shot, cut, printed, edited and is ready for exhibition. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Loudon Wainwright III is a Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, as well as a part-time actor. Loudon was kind enough to sit with Chuck backstage before a performance to talk about music, movies, family, life and what is was like in San Francisco in the Summer of '68. Listen in as they crush on the deeply meditative Japanese film from 1953, Tokyo Story. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #17 is fresh from the oven and smells delicious. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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You've all been asking for film crew members on the show, so this week Chuck asked his friend Raymond Carr to join him in the studio. Raymond is a very talented production designer and art director for TV and film, but his real talents are in the world of puppetry, where he most recently fulfilled a lifelong dream working for The Henson Company. It should be no surprise that Ray's movie crush is the 1986 fantasy adventure film, Labyrinth. Listen in and learn about the fascinating world of puppetry!Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #16 has been brought back from the dead to haunt you. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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This week Chuck sat down with musician Albert Hammond Jr. of The Strokes. Chuck's a big fan of his solo records, and it was a big thrill to sit down and talk music, movies and life with him. Listen in on what they thought about Albert's movie crush, 2016's Arrival. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #15 is ready to jump scare you and make you pee your pants a little bit. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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So far Chuck has spoken with comedians, actors, authors, podcasters and singers. This week he gets his first drummer in the studio and had a great conversation with John Convertino of Calexico. Not only is John a great drummer in one of Chuck's favorite bands, but he's a nice guy with a lot of insight on movies, film scoring and life in general. Join Chuck and John today as they crush out on Francis Ford Coppola's 1983 classic Rumble Fish. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Chuck and Noel sat down to go over Marvel's latest epic, Avengers: Infinity War. BIG TIME SPOILERS ABOUND!Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #14 is ready to call ACTION! CUT! and all things in between. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Aaron Mahnke is one of the great podcasting success stories in recent years with his smash hit LORE. Turns out Aaron and Chuck have a lot in common and became fast friends during Aaron's Atlanta visit. Listen in to their chat about Aaron's movie crush, M. Night Shyamalan's The Village. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #13 is ready to drink your milkshake. 
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Paul Schneider is a pal of Chuck's and also someone he admires quite a bit. A terrific actor who has worked with some of the best in the business, Paul and Chuck sat down in NY and had a great conversation about his career, the benefits of saying no to acting, and Paul's movie crush, BACK TO THE FUTURE. 
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Join Chuck and Noel today for a bonus movie review episode... CRUSH TO JUDGEMENT. This week they tackle the runaway hit, A Quiet Place. WARNING: SPOILERS ABOUND!
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #12 is greased up and ready to go. 
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This week Chuck set a new record having all five members of Broken Lizard in the studio at once. It was a ton of fun, the guys were super nice and they all agreed to talk about Reservoir Dogs. Super Troopers II comes out today in theaters everywhere - support the guys!
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Crush out this week with a very special Mini Crush with Chuck and his main squeeze Emilie! That's right, Mini Crush #11 is ready to mow your lawn for a very reasonable fee. 
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Beth Newell is the co-founder of one of the smartest and funniest sites on the web, Reductress. Beth is also a friend, so Chuck managed to get her into the studio in NY to talk about her movie crush, Bridget Jones's Diary. The talk somehow went from there to the constant nakedness of their kids, as conversations sometimes do. 
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #10 is ready to sneak down your chimney and watch you sleep. CREEPY. 
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This week Chuck had the great Jonathan Ames on the show. Ames is one of the great modern writers of fiction, and the brains behind the TV shows Bored to Death and Blunt Talk. He's also one of Chuck's favorite odd ducks in the world, so he was thrilled to sit down and chat about the 1972 film Fat City. 
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #9 is ready to knock on your apartment door until you answer. 
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Guy Branum is a pure delight. Chuck had a blast sitting down with him in the home studio to talk about his movie crush, the 90s indie darling, Party Girl. The talk went so well, Chuck wanted to start another podcast with Guy. A guy can dream, after all.
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #8 is ready to take over your soul. 
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This week is another NY session, with the lovely and talented Brooke Adams. Brooke was kind enough to indulge Chuck in hammering her with questions about one of his all-time favorite movies, Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven. Then they talked about her movie crush, Waiting for Guffman!
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #7 is ready to invade your ear cavities. Which sounds gross.
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Tony Shalhoub is a legit acting legend and Chuck was lucky enough to have a great chat with him in NY about his favorite movie, The Sting. They talked about Tony's life and great career, then zeroed in on what is now the second Newman/Redford/Hill entry onto the Movie Crush roster.
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Join Chuck and Noel as they crush out on your Facebook comments and questions in this week's mini-crush.
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This week Chuck sat down with musician Jonathan Coulton in San Francisco to talk about his all-time favorite movie, Terry Gilliam's sci-fi fantasy classic Brazil.
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The post-Oscars spectacular awaits you! Join Chuck, Emilie, and their pal Scottie as they recap Oscar night, from wins and losses to speeches and garb. And also wine.
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This week Chuck finds himself in conversation with writer/comedian/director Dana Gould. Aside from talking some Simpsons, they go deep into the 60s sci-fi classic Planet of the Apes.
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The long awaited Chuck and Emilie pre-Oscars spectacular is here! Listen in for a peek behind the marital curtain as they discuss the nominations over some nice wine.
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For the second straight week, Chuck sits down with one of his good friends to crush out. Writer Joe Randazzo chatted it up in the LA studio about the wonderful 80s camp classic, RoboCop.
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Crush out this week with Chuck and Noel - Mini Crush #3 is waiting for your ear holes.
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One of Chuck's best industry pals is writer Ben Acker, the man behind Thrilling Adventure Hour and some of your favorite Marvel Comics. Ben and Chuck had a nice, long talk about their shared movie crush, Miller's Crossing. The only reason they quit talking is because they wanted to go get dinner.
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This week on Mini-Crush #2, Chuck and Noel discuss all things movies, TV and beards.
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Chuck's first LIVE Movie Crush was in January at SF Sketchfest. He sat onstage in front of some die-hard movie fans to talk to Veep's Tony Hale about his movie crush, P.T. Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love.
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This week Chuck debuts his first Mini Crush episode. Today, and every Monday, he and producer Noel will be going over Facebook polls and questions, movie and TV recommendations and other fun segments. Like the Facebook page to take part in these interactive short episodes.
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Dave Willis is the mind and voice behind some of animation's most hysterical and twisted shows, like Squidbillies and Aqua Teen Hunger Force. This week Chuck has a great conversation with Dave about Wes Anderson and his first movie, Bottle Rocket.
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Nate Bargatze is one of Chuck's favorite comedians, so much so that he hit the road for Nashville to have a chat with him about his movie crush, SCREAM.
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This week Chuck had the great pleasure of chatting with beloved comedian Paul F. Tompkins about the movies they grew up with, and his take on Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
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This week Chuck sits down with his pal Nate DiMeo of The Memory Palace to chat about Rhode Island, Parks Rec and oh yeah, a little movie called TITANIC.
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Ready for a little of the old ultra-violence? Then sit back and listen to Chuck have a great conversation with author A.J. Jacobs about Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange.
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This week Chuck sits down to talk about Groundhog Day with fellow podcaster Griffin McElroy of My Brother, My Brother and Me.
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Today, Chuck sits down with comedian Brandie Posey to discuss her unabashed movie crush on The Cable Guy and all things Jim Carrey.
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Today, Chuck sits down with the great Kevin Pollak to talk about all things movies, along with some insight into the classic 70s comedy The In-Laws.
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In today's episode we have the great Kyle Kinane to talk about one of the most fun movies of the 80s - John Carpenter's Big Trouble in Little China. Get ready for some good laughs, folks!
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This week Chuck sits down with Jeopardy's all-time winning champion, Ken Jennings, to talk about his all-time favorite movie - A Hard Day's Night. Beatles fans rejoice!
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This is a big one, folks. Two JAWS freaks breaking down their favorite movie. Roman Mars of 99% Invisible in conversation with Chuck this week on Movie Crush.
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Today celebrated author Jon Ronson brings his Welsh flavor to Movie Crush to chat with Chuck about the Swedish vampire love story, Let the Right One In.
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Today Chuck sits down with his old friend John Hodgman to talk a bit about movies in general, John's experience working in a theater in his early years, and his movie crush - The Avengers.
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Episode two of Movie Crush is a very special one. Comedian Tig Notaro dropped in minutes after a very important, life changing phone call to chat with Chuck about the movie Mask. Have a listen!
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This week Movie Crush launches with two great episodes. Up first, actress Janet Varney talks with Chuck about the movie Tron and how much it means to her.
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Movie Crush is an interview show where Chuck Bryant from Stuff You Should Know sits down with your favorite people to talk about their favorite movie. Simple enough, but what we get is much more than that. It’s a look at what makes a favorite thing, and why someone’s favorite movie says so much about who they are. More conversation than interview, Movie Crush, at its heart, is about the love affair we all have with the silver screen.
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Movie Crush is an interview show where Chuck Bryant from Stuff You Should Know sits down with your favorite people to talk about their favorite movie. Simple enough, but what we get is much more than that. It’s a look at what makes a favorite thing, and why someone’s favorite movie says so much about who they are. More conversation than interview, Movie Crush, at its heart, is about the love affair we all have with the silver screen.
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